Guest Post From Robert Peett of Holland House Books: A Review of Sunflower

Susan Finlay Writes

Robert Peett, the founder of Holland House Books and Grey Cells Press shares his review of the literary novel, Sunflower. The book, written by Author Cass McMain, will be released tomorrow.

My personal review of Sunflower, also posted on the website:

I was pointed in the direction of ‘Sunflower’ by a friend who had seen it on a writing forum. Within a couple of pages I was sure that this was worth reading, and approached Cass through the mutual friend. She duly sent me the manuscript, apparently a little surprised at my interest.

I realised then how long it was – 140,000 words, a real epic. Too long, according to conventional wisdom – surely too long unless it contained suitably epic events and huge cast of characters.

One Saturday late morning I opened the Word document and, seated at my desk, began reading. I read straight through…

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